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Sean Pragano joined FOX61 in October 2016 as a morning reporter and weekend morning anchor.

You can catch Sean’s fun Foodie Friday reports every Friday all around the state.

Pragano has been working for the past fifteen years in Charlotte, North Carolina for both FOX Sports Net and Hendricks Motorsports as a reporter, producer, anchor and digital media producer.

A Wallingford native, Pragano graduated from the University of New Haven with a BA in Communication. He has previously worked for the NFL network, TNN Sports, WXAA in Albany, WFSB-TV in Hartford and WCCB-TV (FOX) in Charlotte.

He coaches baseball in Cheshire.


Recent Articles
  • Hartford Line trains to begin leaving earlier in the morning

    Beginning Monday, the Hartford Line trains are scheduled to leave earlier which is good news for travelers. The trains into New Haven will leave 15 minutes earlier which should help with the transfer for travelers headed into New York by 9 a.m. So, starting today, trains will now leave Springfield at 5:15 a.m. and Hartford at 5:48 a.m. There is also an added trip between Hartford and Springfield which starts today as well. That trip was made possible from a […]

  • Foodie Friday: The River & Rail Cafe in Willington

    Good food and family, that’s what The River & Rail in Willington is all about. The cozy joint offers everything from traditional breakfast and lunch options to creative homemade dishes. From the Griffinator Sandwich (roast pork belly, eggs, cheese, green apples and maple syrup) to the angry vegetarian (all fresh veggies plus jalapeños) there is something for everyone on this menu. Patrick Ryan, who owns the hidden gem with his wife Katie, is the main man behind the grill and […]

  • Foodie Friday: Po’s Rice & Spice in East Hampton

    EAST HAMPTON — Fresh and made-to-order is what it’s all about at Po’s Rice & Spice in East Hampton. The cozy fusion joint offers up authentic Chinese and Thai cuisine that bursts with flavor using locally sourced ingredients when possible. Whether it’s Drunken Noodles, Red Snapper, Mongolian Beef or Korean BBQ short ribs, Po’s has a little something for everyone. “We had a totally excellent meal,” said Doreen J. on an Facebook review. “We had the mango chicken and seafood […]

  • Serious crash in Portland leaves two injured, kills puppy

    PORTLAND — Crews are working to replace a utility pole on Route 17 in Portland after a car slammed into it overnight. The crash happened between Isinglass Hill Road and Appletree Lane. A man and a woman were taken to area hospitals, but there’s no word yet on the extent of their injuries. It’s also unknown what, in fact, led up to the crash. A puppy was ejected from the car, and was killed The car was totaled. The crash […]

  • Advance voter registration deadline today

    HARTFORD — While Connecticut residents can register to vote the same day of the election, officials strongly urge you to register in advance to avoid lines. That advance registration deadline is today, with the election being next week. There are several ways to register: online, in-person, by mail. If sending by mail, then the envelope must be postmarked by today. If you want to register in person, you can head to Town Hall, the DMV, or any state agency to […]

  • Foodie Friday: Onion Mountain Kitchen in Canton

    CANTON — Flavor is not a problem at Onion Mountain Kitchen in Canton. Customers love the freshly made dishes, like the burritos packed with only the best ingredients that are sure to tickle your taste buds. The lunch hot spot may be relatively new in town, but it’s quickly becoming a go-to favorite for many. Burritos, tacos and quesadillas are staples at the Kitchen and prove that the possibilities are endless. The jerk chicken is an explosion of flavor and […]

  • Avon house destroyed in overnight fire

    AVON — A house for sale is now a total loss after an overnight fire in Avon. The call came into emergency crews just after midnight. The house is located on Charing Cross. The house was vacant with a for sale sign in front. No injuries were reported. Several fire departments including Avon, Tunxis, and Farmington, responded to the fire. The State Fire Marshal will be investigating how the fire started. This is a developing story.

  • Trail of Terror in Wallingford promises Halloween fright

    If you are looking to get into the Halloween spirit and have nerves of steel, hit up the Trail of Terror in Wallingford. This popular spot sits on more than two acres along North Plains Highway with dozens of attractions and hundreds of live actors. From chainsaw wielding wolves to clowns and dolls and other creepy characters, the Trail is full of nerve-racking twists and turns that can take nearly an hour to make it through. Executive Director Wayne Barneschi […]

  • Crews respond to a hazmat incident at North Windham business

    NORTH WINDHAM — Officials said a 30-gallon spill of hydrosulphuric acid inside a North Windham business prompted a hazmat situation. The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, and the North Windham and UConn hazmat crews have responded to the scene of the spill. Two people were in the building at the time, but so far no injuries have been reported. People who were in the building at the time of the spill are not showing any symptoms of being […]

  • Foodie Friday: West End Bistro in West Haven

    There are creative dishes and then there are creative dishes at West End Bistro in West Haven. This mom and pop hole in the wall offers spectacular flavor in traditional menu items and it all starts with the chef and owner. Jeff Lamberti is right at home in a kitchen. He’s been slinging food for more than two decades and doing it with flare which is the only way he knows. “I try and have fun and use different ingredients […]